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Worrying news for the construction industry as output falls

Construction output in the UK unexpectedly dipped in July, reversing a bounce seen in June, after the biggest annual fall in house-building in more than two years.

UK construction output returns to growth in June

British construction output returned to moderate growth in June, recovering from a slowdown seen in April and May, official data showed on Friday.

UK construction output bounces back as house building rises

British construction output bounced back in March, offering signs that the sector might be ending a period of weakness, as private-sector house-building rose for the first time in six months.

Construction output stalls

The construction sector shrank in February, suggesting overall economic growth slowed in the first quarter OF 2015.

UK construction output weakens, but industry remains optimistic

Construction lost further momentum in November, official figures show today.

No growth in July's construction output

There was estimated to be no growth in the seasonally adjusted estimate of construction output in July 2014 when compared with June 2014.

House building continues to climb, but industry says more still needs to be done

The latest statistics published today show 36,230 new housing starts in England between April and June of this year, an increase of 18% on the same quarter last year.

Construction output falls in May

The latest ONS construction statistics show output in the construction industry was estimated to have fallen by 1.1% for the month of May 2014, compared with April 2014, after increasing by 1.2% in April.

Register sees 5% rise in users

Constructionline says the number of people using its service has jumped by 5% in the first quarter of this year.

Output up 0.6% in first quarter

UK construction output rose by 0.6% or £180m in the first quarter compared with the final quarter of last year, although the overall figure for March was slightly down on February, ONS figures suggest.

Construction output just 0.3% ahead

Construction output only rose by 0.3% in the first quarter of this year compared with the previous quarter, preliminary ONS estimates are suggesting.

ONS shows output decline in February

Construction output fell by 2.8% in February compared with January, although in the three months to the end of February output is still very marginally ahead, ONS figures reveal.

UK house prices up 6.8% in January

The average UK house price in January was 6.8% higher than a year ago, new ONS figures suggest.

Repairs dampen down ONS output rise

The Construction Products Association (CPA) has welcomed ONS figures showing that construction output grew marginally by 0.2% in the fourth quarter of last year, although it says the industry is still being held back by sluggish infrastructure and repairs and maintenance figures.

Economy grows despite construction sector struggles

Britain's economy grew by 0.7% in the fourth quarter of 2013 but the construction sector shrank due to a poor performance in November, the Office for National Statistics has reported.

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